Each winning city will receive an individualized Readiness Workshop and host of tech tools to help further its efforts toward becoming a smart city.
Federal officials have announced new rules that will allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night, a move that is expected to turbo-boost commercial use of the flying machines.
Carbon County, Pa., commissioners instituted a new social media and website policy allowing employees to engage with the public to bring awareness through its widely used social media platforms.
With the recent successes of Elon Musk's company SpaceX, satellite Internet has become a "sexy" new technology. Experts, though, advise against thinking that it is the sole solution to besting the digital divide.
The Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory is leading a project to examine traffic data sets from across the Los Angeles region to develop new strategies to reduce traffic congestion.
Vaccination efforts in the state are being complicated by technical issues with management software and some patient registration websites.
The Bartlesville Public Library announced its permanent move to increase Internet bandwidth after receiving positive feedback on an emergency increase due to COVID-19 in April.
The new fiber-optic line between Albuquerque and Gallup, officials say, ensures connectivity for hospitals and point-of-sale devices while also ensuring access to emergency services.
Bus, train and trolley riders across San Diego County, Calif., could face the second fare adjustment in two years under a proposal to be outlined at three online meetings beginning Saturday.
Hackers used a malware attack to infiltrate county servers in the fall, and then held employees' personal data for ransom, ultimately costing the county $25,000 to restore access to the data, according to officials.
Plus, Code for America condemns the attack on the U.S. Capitol; the U.S. State Department adds its first permanent chief data officer position; and Congress directs FCC to create emergency broadband funds.
Under a new ordinance, at least one percent of parking in new multifamily residential and some commercial lots are required to have EV chargers, with 10 percent built so chargers can be easily installed in the future.
Police in Chula Vista, Calif., this week used a drone to aid in the arrest of a 17-year-old boy suspected of shooting a good Samaritan in the head in the aftermath of a hit-and-run crash, officials said.
The software the city will lease with a U.S. Justice Department grant will track and catalog officers' training online, a capability the department has sought for several years.
Florida counties experienced trouble with vaccination signup websites over the weekend, leading to confusion over appointment times, frustrated senior citizens, and overwhelmed local public health officials.
Lafayette Assistant City-Parish Attorney Mike Hebert is pushing for changes to an agreement for free surveillance cameras to be provided by a private company that would retain control of the video and images.